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hydrophyte

a plant that inhabits wet places and has its perennating buds lying in water. Compare MESOPHYTE, XEROPHYTE.
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As a result the local fish fauna and hydrophytes have started declining.
In the Green River downstream from the Yampa River and in the Yampa River we collected Chara and Cladophora, but no hydrophytes.
Giant reed and green reed were found effective counterpart to meet these criteria, both of which were comparable to floating hydrophytes (Zhao et al.
Hydrophytes: Submerged hydrophytes are those rooted in the muddy substratum.
The existence of reversed vascular bundles in the leaves of several hydrophytes led Arber (1918) to conclude that there is a "pseudoblade" in leaves with that characteristic, which results from the flattening of the petiole, resembling a phyllode.
Calamites were hydrophytes, like Equisetum, and grew on loosely consolidated substrates such as sand bars, lake and stream margins, and other unstable moist substrates (Tiffney, 1985).
Geophytes, hydrophytes and chamaephytes maintained low representation through most of the gradient, but while geophytes and hydrophytes clearly decreased and eventually disappeared from mid subalpine belt to the summits, chamaephytes increased along the high mountain and reached a high percentage towards the summits (> 30%).
In addition, these hydrophytes are considered important components of lake ecosystems, providing habitat for many aquatic invertebrates and cover for young fish and amphibians.
Ninety-five percent of the species sampled in the reference wetland were hydrophytes and plant succession followed a centrifugal model.
The taxonomical classification and the phytogeographical origin, according to Marticorena & Quezada (1985), and the helophytes and hydrophytes taxa, according to the classification of Ramirez & Stegmeier (1982) and Ramirez & San Martin (2006).